Host a REEL Discussion About Public Ed!

Want to get people involved in learning more about public education in a way that’s fun and engaging? Invite your neighbors and friends for a night of education and conversation.

Host your own movie night! Click here to find out how.

November 2014 Voting Information

November 4th is just around the corner. Be an informed voter. Know the issues. See what’s on your ballot. Make your voting plan now!

Learn about absentee voting, early voting, and more.

Red4EdNC Joins Forces with PSFNC!

The Red4Ed Teacher Forum features educators sharing their “behind the scenes” insights, including how education policy really impacts the classroom.

See what our teachers have to say!

Parents’ Perspective

Hear what parents are saying about topics of critical importance to public education!

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Updated: Impact of the Budget on Public Education

The passage of the 2013-15 state budget dealt a powerful and immediate blow to North Carolina’s public schools. Public Schools First NC wants to be sure you have the facts.

Find them here.

What We Do

Public Schools First NC is a statewide, nonpartisan organization focused solely on public education issues. We collaborate with teachers, parents, business and civic leaders, students and communities across North Carolina in support of an effective public education system that will prepare each child for life.

Strong public schools are critical for growing our economy and maintaining the vitality of our communities. Our goal is to educate and inform North Carolinians about critical issues that impact our schools, our teachers, and students and to engage all stakeholders in supporting a quality public education system. Learn more.

Read our 12 Steps to Better Public Schools.

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